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Name: UNWTO
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 1 reports

Travel, tourism groups join up to keep travelers informed about Ebola

If there's any good news out on the Ebola virus, it's this: You can't catch the deadly Ebola virus by casual contact with an infected person.To make sure you know this and other information, the World Health Organization and global tourism, airport and ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Infectious, Liberia
First reported 11 mins ago - Updated 11 mins ago - 1 reports

ADB, GIT and PATA Launch Learning Programme for Travel Industry Professionals in Guilin

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership with the Guilin Institute of Tourism (GIT) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) are delighted to invite travel industry professionals to attend the ADB-Phnom Penh Plan (PPP) for Development Management ... [Published ETurboNews - 11 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Trinidad and Tobago PM calls for CARICOM meeting to discuss public health measures

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has called for a special Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meeting to determine a coordinated response to the two main public health threats facing the world at ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

France: World s favorite vacation destination

On Aug. 19 the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Paris was celebrated with flags and fanfare. (Pierre Andrieu/)The latest figures are in, and France has retained its crown as the most visited country in the world.It wasn’t even close.About 84.7 million ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Int’l tourist arrivals seen to grow by 4.5% in 2014

International tourist arrivals are expected to increase by 4% to 4.5% this year, slightly above UNWTO’s long-term forecast of 3.8% per year for the period 2010 to 2020.Demand for international tourism remained strong in the first four months of 2014 according ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

WHO sets up Ebola task force with global airline and travel sector

The World Health Organization said Monday that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola.The UN agency said it was working hand in hand with the International Civil Aviation Organization, ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 19 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Kerala Tourism's total revenue touches Rs 22,926.55-crore mark

Kerala Tourism's total revenue, both direct and indirect, touched the Rs 22,926.55-crore mark in 2013, compared to Rs 21,125 crore in 2012, a senior Kerala Tourism official said here today."Foreign exchange earnings earned by the state's tourism trade ... [Published Business Standard India - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

CIDRAP: Ebola threat grows for Liberia's capital city

Via CIDRAP, Lisa Schnirring writes: Ebola threat grows for Liberia's capital city. Excerpt:With no end in sight to the escalation of the Ebola outbreak in the hardest hit countries, residents on Aug 16 attacked and looted a treatment center in the outskirts ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 8 reports

WHO, International Agencies Set Up Joint Task Force To Tackle Ebola Outbreak

ACCRA, Aug 19 (NNN-GNA) -- Heads of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and five other international bodies have set up a travel and transport task force to support global efforts to contain the spread of Ebola outbreak which has hit four West African ... [Published Bernama - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

UN urges Ebola-hit countries to start exit screening at airports, ports, major crossings

, EDT. GENEVA - Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said on Monday.The agency didn't spell out which countries should ... [Published 610 CKTB - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola-affected countries should start screening all passengers, says WHO

_ The UN health agency urged Ebola-affected countries on Monday to start screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings. because unlike infections such as influenza or tuberculosis, it is not spread by breathing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Boost Zimbabwe’s tourism

SOME 3 500 international guests from all over the world converge in Harare this week for the Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs) International Convention, the first time such an event has been hosted in Zimbabwe, the only country in Africa to host an event of this ... [Published Newsday - Aug 18 2014]

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...Boomers and seniors are hiking, sky diving, snorkeling, scuba diving, cycling and skiing -- and as I heard at the table, "after I raised my kids it was my turn to have the experience and not watch others do it!"
...or tuberculosis, Ebola is not spread by breathing air (and the airborne particles it contains) from an infected person," the statement says. "Transmission requires direct contact with blood, secretions, organs or other body fluids of infected living or dead persons or animals, all unlikely exposures for the average traveler."
..."D.C residents were caught short when their licenses were questioned," the delegate said in a statement. "Residents are sensitive about invidious treatment, considering what Congress throws at them. I appreciate the remedial actions led by top officials at the TSA." Pistole told Norton the agency would include all three versions of the D C license in a four-hour training session for document checkers to be held in...
"Foreign exchange earnings earned by the state's tourism trade went up from Rs 4,571.69 crore in 2012 to Rs 5,560.77 crore in 2013. The increase in earnings reflects how well the state's travel trade has done in the global market" Kerala Tourism Director P I Sheikh Pareeth told reporters today

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WHO, International Agencies Set Up Joint Task F... [Published Bernama - Aug 19 2014]
World: Ebola: UN health agency requests exit sc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
WHO sets up Ebola task force with global airlin... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 19 2014]
99 problems, but this beach ain’t one [Published KarryOn - Aug 19 2014]
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WHO sets up Ebola task force with global agencies [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 18 2014]
WHO Urges "Exit Screening" Of All Travelers In ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 18 2014]
Almost Half Of Mexico Considered Risky For Amer... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
Ebola-affected countries should start screening... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
UN urges Ebola-hit countries to start exit scre... [Published 610 CKTB - Aug 18 2014]
WHO Sets Up Ebola Task Force With Global Airlin... [Published Outlook India - Aug 18 2014]
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Southern Africa: Outgoing SADC Chair Presents A... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
Statement on travel and transport in relation t... [Published World Tourism Organization - Aug 18 2014]
Boost Zimbabwe’s tourism [Published Newsday - Aug 18 2014]
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World: Ebola: UN health agency requests exit sc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, World 18 August 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today said any persons with an illness consistent with Ebola should not be allowed to travel by air, sea or land from ...
WHO sets up Ebola task force with global airlin... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 19 2014]
The World Health Organization said Monday that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola.The UN agency said it was working hand in hand with the International Civil Aviation Organization, ...
CIDRAP: Ebola threat grows for Liberia's capita... [Published H5N1 - Aug 19 2014]
Via CIDRAP, Lisa Schnirring writes: Ebola threat grows for Liberia's capital city. Excerpt:With no end in sight to the escalation of the Ebola outbreak in the hardest hit countries, residents on Aug 16 attacked and looted a treatment center in the outskirts ...
WHO Urges "Exit Screening" Of All Travelers In ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 18 2014]
In its strongest-worded statement yet, the World Health Organization is urging strengthened international cooperation to stop transmission of Ebola to other countries. Most critically, WHO urges: " Affected countries are requested to conduct exit screening ...
WHO: Statement on travel and transport in relat... [Published H5N1 - Aug 18 2014]
WHO has published Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak. Excerpt:The current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission ...
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